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Walleye

Staying on Big-Water Walleyes

Walleye

Staying on Big-Water Walleyes

Bass

The bass' large mouth is ideal for feeding on preyfish and other aquatic creatures that live throughout the water column. Bass

The Critter Connection to Largemouth Bass

Steve Quinn - August 28, 2019

The bass' large mouth is ideal for feeding on preyfish and other aquatic creatures that live...

Fishing in the current and staying alert is the name of the game when it comes to smallmouth fishing in a kayak. Bass

Smallmouth Fishing in a Kayak

Matt Straw

Fishing in the current and staying alert is the name of the game when it comes to smallmouth...

Using these tactics, it's not uncommon to stay on a school for two hours or more. Bass

How to Sustain a Freshwater Pelagic Bite

Bob Maindelle

Using these tactics, it's not uncommon to stay on a school for two hours or more.

Walleye

Across the Walleye Belt, big water often equals big opportunities to enjoy some of the continent's finest walleye fishing. Walleye

Staying on Big-Water Walleyes

Dan Johnson - September 09, 2019

Across the Walleye Belt, big water often equals big opportunities to enjoy some of the...

A spinner-crawler rig on a bottom bouncer has proven deadly for walleye to those who have perfected the tactic. Walleye

Spinner-Crawler Rigs on Bottom Bouncers for Walleyes

Michael Veine - August 05, 2019

A spinner-crawler rig on a bottom bouncer has proven deadly for walleye to those who have...

It's time to turn on the jets and hit the water. Walleye

Crankbaits: The Fastest Lures for Walleyes

David Harrison

It's time to turn on the jets and hit the water.

Catfish

Research continues to indicate that channel cats commonly live beyond 20 years of age here. Catfish

Tracking the Renowned Red River Catfish

Cory Schmidt

Research continues to indicate that channel cats commonly live beyond 20 years of age here.

Greater gains in catfishing success came from taking time to understand how different hooks work, and the best way to use each type. Catfish

Critical Components of a Catfish Hook

Dan Anderson - July 31, 2018

Greater gains in catfishing success came from taking time to understand how different hooks...

 Steve Green's Topcat attaches to a tree or other structure, and can be fished as a limbline. Catfish

Surface Strategies for Big Flatheads

Brian Ruzzo - September 02, 2018

Steve Green's Topcat attaches to a tree or other structure, and can be fished as a limbline.

Panfish

A dropper line offering a secondary lure has proven deadly on shallow panfish and bass. Panfish

Tailgunner Rigging for Panfish

Rob Neumann with Jeff Simpson - June 25, 2019

A dropper line offering a secondary lure has proven deadly on shallow panfish and bass.

Balanced jigging lures for big panfish may be the least understood category of ice lures, yet they have remarkable traits. Panfish

Balance Lures for Big Panfish

Cory Schmidt - March 07, 2019

Balanced jigging lures for big panfish may be the least understood category of ice lures, yet...

Bites are one thing, but bites alone don't get it done. Panfish

Softbait Hacks for Hardwater Panfish

Cory Schmidt - February 27, 2019

Bites are one thing, but bites alone don't get it done.

Pike & Muskie

When the target is pike, well-rounded anglers always include spoons in their arsenal. Pike & Muskie

Spoons: A Lifetime of Lessons for Giant Pike Fishing

Jack Penny

When the target is pike, well-rounded anglers always include spoons in their arsenal.

No matter where, when, or how you target pike, solving the speed and depth matrix adds to success. Pike & Muskie

Speed and Depth Preferences of Pike

Steve Ryan

No matter where, when, or how you target pike, solving the speed and depth matrix adds to...

Some of Canada's best pike waters are within driving distance. Pike & Muskie

Best Drive-To Pike Waters

Gord Pyzer

Some of Canada's best pike waters are within driving distance.

Trout & Salmon



Streamlined silver powerpacks line up at feeding stations. In fall, their food, conveyed by Trout & Salmon

Soft Beads for Steelhead

Matt Straw - October 30, 2017

Streamlined silver powerpacks line up at feeding stations. In fall, their food, conveyed by



Don Wirth: When cold water rushes through the turbines of a dam, an incredible, albeit Trout & Salmon

Tactics For Tailwater Trout

Chris Hoffman - October 13, 2017

Don Wirth: When cold water rushes through the turbines of a dam, an incredible, albeit

A look at the best lake trout waters on the planet. Trout & Salmon

World's Best Lake Trout Waters

Matt Straw - September 07, 2017

A look at the best lake trout waters on the planet.

Other Fish

Alligator gar are the largest scaled freshwater fish in North America. Other Fish

Alligator Gar: North America's Greatest Sportfish

Steve Ryan - April 02, 2019

Alligator gar are the largest scaled freshwater fish in North America.

To guide your carp quest, we've lined up the best carp baits that are easy-to-fish natural baits and commercial options. Other Fish

Best Carp Baits Today

Dan Johnson - June 29, 2018

To guide your carp quest, we've lined up the best carp baits that are easy-to-fish natural...



Lots of Rainy River Lake Sturgeon surpassing 50 inches, with a good shot at fish to 70 inches Other Fish

Rainy River Lake Sturgeon

Rob Neumann - January 24, 2017

Lots of Rainy River Lake Sturgeon surpassing 50 inches, with a good shot at fish to 70...

Ice Fishing

Pre-baiting an ice-fishing spot to attract your targeted species, and chumming your hole while you're fishing, may be the most overlooked facet of the sport. Ice Fishing

Baiting for More Ice Bites

Gord Pyzer - March 12, 2019

Pre-baiting an ice-fishing spot to attract your targeted species, and chumming your hole while...

Targeting the largest predators puts tackle and tactics to their ultimate test. Ice Fishing

Custom Setups for the Toughest Predators

Steve Ryan - January 16, 2019

Targeting the largest predators puts tackle and tactics to their ultimate test.

Correlating temperature changes with location in winter might ultimately allow us to plan on certain responses. Ice Fishing

Water Temperatures Under Ice, The Ghost Factor

Matt Straw - January 13, 2016

Correlating temperature changes with location in winter might ultimately allow us to plan on...

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